Cougar: the Musical

by  Donna Moore

Full Length Musical, Comedy  /  1m, 3f

A hilarious and insightful musical about women saying yes to life and learning that happiness lies within.

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  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

    1m, 3f
  • Duration

    Duration

    90 minutes
  • SubGenre

    Subgenre

    Romantic Comedy
  • Accolades

    Accolades

    From Off-Broadway
  • Audience

    Target Audience

    • Adult

Additional Info

Cougar The Musical unleashes three divine but disillusioned women who develop a taste for hot, young men. They let their inner cougar roar and purr, finding self-love and empowerment in the process. The sexy, ferocious cast of three fabulous-over-forty women and one multi-talented boy toy sing and dance their way through a satiating range of original songs, from grinding blues, to doo-wop, to pop to "Julio," a romantic ballad, sung to a vibrator. Hilarious, soulful and heartwarming, Cougar the Musical is a madcap ride from Cougar Bar, to nail salon, to boudoir, and back as the women learn to say "yes" to getting older, “yes” to trust and friendship and “yes" to proving that love is ageless.
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Reviews

"It is filled with original melodies...The script reflects considerable imagination and contains a few knowing jokes." - New York Times

"“Like a woman who tries to have it all, Cougar The Musical has a lot going on. The 90-minute off-Broadway tuner is funny, raucous, sweetly sentimental and romantic. And women, mostly women of a certain age, are likely to fall under its life-affirming spell.” - NY1

“Cougar the Musical is a fun, fast-paced, intelligent, sexy show (with fine direction and choreography byLynne Taylor-Corbett) that could have a long run at the St. Luke’s (or any other Off-Broadway house), not the least of which because it should be extremely popular with middle-aged women tourists looking for a guilty pleasure they can take back home and talk about with their friends. Heck, if my wife lets me, I may even go back a few more times just to watch those would-be cougar ladies in the audience enjoy themselves. Who knows? They may even think I’m still cute enough that they’ll want to pinch my cheeks—all four of them.” - Broadway World

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Considerations

Performing Groups

  • Community Theatre
  • Dinner Theatre
  • Professional Theatre
  • Shoestring Budget
  • Large Stage
  • Blackbox / Second Stage /Fringe Groups

Cautions

  • Caution Mild Adult Mild Adult Themes

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Production

Details

  • Time Period: Contemporary, Present Day
  • Duration: 90 minutes
  • Additional Features: No intermission
  • Features / Contains: Contemporary Costumes / Street Clothes

Music

  • Musical Style: Classic Broadway
  • Vocal Demands: Moderate

Song Samples

On the Prowl
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Henry's Right
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Say Yes
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Julio
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Casting

1m, 3f
CLARITY
LILY
MARY-MARIE
BUCK/TWILIGHT DUDE/BOURBON COWBOY/EVE/NAKED PETER
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Full Package

5 Piano/Vocal score

1 Drums score


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Authors

Donna  Moore

Donna Moore

Cougar the Musical premiered Off-Broadway at St. Luke's Theatre in 2012. 

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